Perhaps you’ve been married for 40 years
and you have grown to feel like there’s instead a stranger holding you at night as you face away from them and never share a word other than that seamless, “Goodnight”
That person you have a family with and feel completely unaware of, why don’t you tell them about the loneliness?
This always breaks my heart the most as I see people who kept their forever bound in their hearts and left hands, yet still fall away from each other like the sun falls away from the sky.
The world has pushed you down too far, think of your memories you once had.
Those days you spent pretending to be home when you were really out with them, when you went out on your first date at that old movie Drive-in.
How you caressed each other and shared that life changing kiss you always thought about in your bed before going to sleep each night.
How you giggled and blushed as you talked on the phone at one in the morning
even though you had school th